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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Flinders Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Flinders Canyon...

Flinders Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Flinders Canyon has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (55.9°F) in October up to 20.2°C (68.3°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Flinders Canyon is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Flinders Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Flinders Canyon is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Flinders Canyon?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Flinders Canyon. The closest decent spot is Salmon rocks, which is 126.2km (78.4miles) away from Flinders Canyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Salmon rocks and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Red Bluff, which is approximately 129.1km (80.2miles) away from Flinders Canyon. Another surfspot is Red Bluff, located 129.1km (80.2miles) from Flinders Canyon.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Flinders Canyon. A beach, which is not too far away, is Oreti Beach, which is almost 1036.6km (643.8miles) away from Flinders Canyon. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Tunnel Beach, 1126.7km (699.8miles) away from Flinders Canyon.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Flinders Canyon?

The sea temperature at Flinders Canyon is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during , temperatures come down to nearly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Flinders Canyon?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during . Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during January, February, and March when water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Flinders Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Flinders Canyon...

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